A Mumbai doctor died of COVID-19 late on Monday night around 36 hours after posting a parting message on Facebook.
Dr Manisha Jadhav, 51, was the Chief Medical Officer at Sewri TB Hospital in the city. On Sunday, Dr Jadhav, a tuberculosis specialist, made a post on Facebook indicating that she may not survive, TOI reported.
“May be last Good Morning. I may not meet you here on this plateform. Take care all.
Body die. Soul doesnt. Soul is immortal,” she wrote on Facebook.
Several doctors and health care professionals have been posting social media messages, expressing their anguish at the unfolding events in the wake of the pandemic.
“We are helpless…never seen such a situation before…people are panicking…” another traumatised Mumbai physician, Dr Trupti Gilada, said in a video message.
According to the Indian Medical Association, nearly 18,000 doctors have contracted Covid and 168 have died in the state since last March.